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Thomas Perreault Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

The professor of geography and the environment will spend part of the summer researching peatlands and helping develop a doctoral program in Chile. 

March 17, 2023

Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony

The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.

April 27, 2022

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Perreault Receives CLAG Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

The award is given in recognition for a corpus of important published work or other significant contribution toward Latin American geography.
February 4, 2022

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Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Hamlin, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in geography at the Maxwell School, was one of 8 doctoral students to have been named an H.F. Guggenheim Emerging Scholar. The $25,000 award supports and recognizes promising graduate-student researchers in their final year of writing a doctoral dissertation.
October 20, 2021

Monmonier receives Chancellor's Lifetime Achievement award

The honor recognizes those at Syracuse University who have made extraordinary contributions to the undergraduate experience and research excellence, have fostered innovation and have supported student veterans. It was announced during the virtual One University Awards ceremony on May 7, 2021.
May 12, 2021

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2021 One University Awards Recipients Include Several from Maxwell

Syracuse University announced its 2021 One University Awards, honoring members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service.
May 10, 2021

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Maxwell announces new faculty members, department chair

The academic year begins at the Maxwell School with the arrival of several new faculty members. In addition, Tom Perreault, professor of geography, is the new chair of the Department of Geography.
September 12, 2019

Water Justice

Rutgerd Boelens, Tom Perreault, Jeroen Vos, editors

Illustrated with case studies of historic and contemporary water injustices and contestations around the world, the book lays new ground for challenging current water governance forms and unequal power structures and provides inspiration for building alternative water realities. With contributions from renowned scholars, this is an indispensable book for students, researchers and policymakers interested in water governance, environmental policy and law, and political geography.

December 31, 2018

Maxwell celebrates graduates, faculty at Commencement Weekend 2018

Commencement weekend for graduates of the Maxwell School at Syracuse University began on Friday, May 11 in Hendricks Chapel with Maxwell’s 2018 Graduate Convocation honoring Master’s and doctoral degree candidates across the school’s scholarly and professional programs.
May 18, 2018

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Meredith Professor Perreault, teaching awardee D'Amico honored

Tom Perreault, professor of geography, was named Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence. In addition, Francine D'Amico, teaching professor of international relations, received a Meredith Teaching Recognition Award. These awards recognize and reward outstanding teaching at the University.

April 20, 2018

Perreault discusses global water crisis on Scholars' Circle

Tom Perreault, professor of geography, says it's very important to talk about the social and political inequalities as part of the problem of the global water crisis.

March 23, 2018

Perreault quoted in Guardian article on vanishing lake in Bolivia

Tom Perreault, professor of geography, says water withdrawals for irrigation from upstream rivers reduce the lake’s size, along with the huge amount of water used by nearby mines, and the contamination they produce.

January 4, 2018

Perreault lectures in Mexico as Elisée Reclus Chair

Professor of Geography Thomas Perreault earlier this month was a visiting scholar with the Elisée Reclus Chair.  The Elisée Reclus Chair was established in the 1990s for the purposes of bringing French geographers to lecture and teach in Mexico, and later expanded to include geographers from more countries. Perreault was the first U.S. geographer to hold the chair.

October 11, 2017

Maxwell faculty, students honored at One University Awards event

Syracuse University held the inaugural One University Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 25, in Hendricks Chapel, honoring dozens of members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service. The following Maxwell faculty member and students were among the honorees:
April 24, 2017

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Meredith Professor Jackie Orr, teaching awardees honored

Jackie Orr, associate professor of sociology, was named Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence. The professorship was created to recognize and reward outstanding teaching at the University.

April 19, 2017

The Handbook of Political Ecology

Tom Perreault
December 31, 2015

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